This section is from the book "A Practitioner's Handbook Of Materia Medica And Therapeutics", by Thos. S. Blair. Also available from Amazon: A Practitioner's handbook of Materia Medica and Therapeutics.
Ether. Anesthetic. Rarely used internally, but is sedative or stimulant according to dose. It is used in nausea from gastric depression, colic, angina pectoris, spasmodic asthma, and neuralgia of stomach or bowels-10 to 60 I.